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america." still to come, pope francis celebrates his first public mass as leader of the catholic church, showing signs of changes to come already. just six months after being shot in the head by the taliban today, a girl returns to school. targeted for campaigning to get girls the same rights and was back inmallalah the classroom in britain. she said she missed her classmates from pakistan. she also said she is looking forward to meeting new friends in birmingham. >> because of the state of the people, i can even walk -- i can even run out. yousafzai only narrowly escaped an assassination attempt in pakistan. following her recovery, this is her first day back at school here in britain. >> all the children should go to school. it is their basic right. >> it is her uniform that she is most proud of unlike most teens. >> it proves that i am is today. it is the happiest day for me this year. i am living my life, my own life, going to school and learning. >> she was a student when she began campaigning for girls rights to an education. taliban extremists shot her in the head. since then, she
. you are watching "bbc world news america." still to come, pope francis celebrates his first public mass as leader of the catholic church, showing signs of changes to come already. just six months after being shot in the head by the taliban today, a girl returns to school. targeted for campaigning to get girls the same rights and was back inmallalah the classroom in britain. she said she missed her classmates from pakistan. she also said she is looking forward to meeting new friends in birmingham. >> because of the state of the people, i can even walk -- i can even run out. yousafzai only narrowly escaped an assassination attempt in pakistan. following her recovery, this is her first day back at school here in britain. >> all the children should go to school. it is their basic right. >> it is her uniform that she is most proud of unlike most teens. >> it proves that i am is today. it is the happiest day for me this year. i am living my life, my own life, going to school and learning. >> she was a student when she began campaigning for girls rights to an education. taliban extremists
stories. now, back to gwen. >> ifill: pope francis formally took office today with a special mass and ceremonies. we begin with a report from james mates of independent television news in rome. >> it was among the ordinary pilgrims to st. peter's that pope francis started his day. it is common now for a pope to kiss babies-- less so for them to get out of the popemobile and walk over to give a blessing to a disabled person. inauguration mass at st. peter's square was less or nate than in the past but it could not be described as either simple or understated. heads of state, all their representatives occupied the front row, but this service was squarely aimed at the 150,000 pilgrims who stood to see the new leader of their church. among those, they watched the first time ever the symbol of the papacy, the fisherman's ring was placed on the finger of a man from latin america. his homily was an instruction to get back to core principles. "embrace the whole of hue moonty especially in the poorest, the weakest, the most important." for almost a week his introduction has been a series o
as a surprise choice. he's the first jesuit. pope francis is known for humanity and long time service to the poor. he inherits a troubled church much reconciled tradition with a modernizing world. joining me now in rome and new york, monsignor lorenzo al katie and frank bruni and on the phone from rome daniel wakin to talk about what has happened since the selection of the new pope -- why this pope. >> two main reasons. one is significant cardinals really did want to go in a different direction. i think they wanted someone that into of could interject a hint of humanity and solidarity with the poor. a tough administrator. and the other part which is hard to figure out is due to the internal policies of the conclave and the jockeying of different groups and different nationalities of card numbers. that's a little harder to make out because so much is based on whips of information. the latter part it looks like the main italian candidate angelo -- was undermined by opposition from the italian cardinals themselves. that sunk his candidacy which opened the door for people to coalesce arou
meeting the head of state for -- the heads of state with pope francis. cristina kirchner gave him a traditional, t like drink -- tea-like drink that is often shared among friends. as bishop and president, their relationship was strained. as president and pope, it still seemed awkward. "i've never been kissed by the pope," she said. and she used her press conference to reopen the dialogue on the focalin violence. -- auckland islands -- falkland islands. >> this is a very important issue for all the argentinian people and the president. i asked the pope to mediate so we can reach an -- reach an agreement about the malvinas. helpedough he has negotiate in the past, that might be more difficult now. the excitement over an argentine pope is still not fading in buenos aires. the service in honor of the man they knew as cardinal bergoglio was, at times, more like a football match than a catholic mass. flying the people colors. putting up more screens and .peakers -- the papal colors putting up more screens and speakers. bbc news, buenos aires. >> in his first news conference , china's ne
of state with pope francis. cristina kirchner gave him a traditional, t like drink -- tea-like drink that is often shared among friends. as bishop and president, their relationship was strained. as president and pope, it still seemed awkward. "i've never been kissed by the pope," she said. and she used her press conference to reopen the dialogue on the focalin violence. -- auckland islands -- falkland islands. >> this is a very important issue for all the argentinian people and the president. i asked the pope to mediate so we can reach an -- reach an agreement about the malvinas. helpedough he has negotiate in the past, that might be more difficult now. the excitement over an argentine pope is still not fading in buenos aires. the service in honor of the man they knew as cardinal bergoglio was, at times, more like a football match than a catholic mass. flying the people colors. putting up more screens and .peakers -- the papal colors putting up more screens and speakers. bbc news, buenos aires. >> in his first news conference , china's new premier says the government is planning refo
spouse? and you can watch live stream video of the formal installation of pope francis tomorrow, starting at 3:30 a.m. eastern time. that will be on our world page. all that and more is on our web site, newshour.pbs.org. >> ifill: and that's the newshour for tonight. on tuesday, we'll have a report on the official ceremonies at the vatican for pope francis. vice president biden will lead the u.s. delegation. i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. we'll see you online, and again here tomorrow evening. thank you, and good night. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> macarthur foundation. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org >>> this is nightly business report. >> markets around the world sell off as investors worry about a bank bailout plan
. there was a black man in 1946 named willie francis, 17 years old who had killed a pharmacist. they put him in a chair. the executioner said good-bye willie and willie didn't go anywhere. that case made it to the supreme court. the justices decided it would be constitutional to put willie in the chair again. but jis advertise frankfurter was so distressed he voted for the execution. he felt he had no choice. he was so distressed he reached out to a member of the louisiana bar to try and stop that excuse in louisiana. willie francis was executed. >> with so many of these cases the dispitions are important. no question about that. but the stories that precede the decision and follow are just fascinating. i find that with so many supreme court cases but especially these death penalty cases. one of the big death penalty decisions is greg versus georgia when the supreme court reinstated capital punishment in 1976. we all thought that greg would be the first person to be executed, a georgia defendant. but on the eve of his execution he wound up escaping from prison with four of the worst murderer
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